TP-LINK TL-PA511KIT AV500 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Starter Kit - TL-PA511 KIT

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Don't expect anywhere near 500 mbps

on 8/29/2012

The maximum I could reach with this product was 43 mbps, using various outlets, and using a fast source and destination capable of 500 mbps. Read More

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by Ben on 10/12/2012

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Product Overview

TP-LINK 500Mbps Gigabit Powerline Adapter TL-PA511 turns your existing powerline into a high speed network with no need for new wires or drilling. The twin pack design of TL-PA511KIT helps establish a powerline network initially. No configuration is required, simply plug your adapters into your power sockets and you can establish networking infrastructure in a flash. With a speed of up to 500Mbps, TL-PA511 transmits multiple HD streams and even 3D movies to every room, making it a great choice for an easy to build multimedia entertainment network.

Up to 500Mbps, 300 Meters
With advanced HomePlug AV technology, TL-PA511 provides users with stable, high-speed data transfer rates of up to 500Mbps on a line length of up to 300 meters. Together with its built-in Qos and powerful AES encryption, the TL-PA511 is a great choice for a whole home solution to connect all network compatible devices--from computers and game consoles to set-top boxes for IPTV to printers and NAS hard drives.

Multiple HD Streams
Up to 500Mbps powerline speed and Gigabit Ethernet speed, ensures the smooth multiple HD streams transmission.

Reduce Power Consumption Up to 85%
The TL-PA511, a new-generation Powerline Adapter, with its practical design and sophisticated Power-Saving Mode consumes less power when compared with existing Powerline Adapters. When there is no data transmission or reception occurs over a certain period of time, it will automatically switch from its regular "Working" Mode to "Power-Saving" Mode that will reduce its energy consumption by up to 85%*.
*Actual data will vary because of the network conditions and environmental factors.

Pair Button for Easy Network Security
Simply by pushing the Pair button on the adapters, users can set up a hassle-free Powerline network within minutes, complete with 128-bit AES encryption for network security and data protection.
It's that simple!
1. Plug the adapter into the power outlet
2. Connect the device via the network cable to the adapter
3. Press the encryption buttons—and you're done!

Support QoS for Advanced Multiple-media Optimization
Quality of Service (QoS) function prioritizes the bandwidth requirements of data traffic. Users can choose which type of traffic they will use -- Internet, Online Game, and Audio or Video, Voice over IP, and the QoS functions will guarantee clear, instant reproduction of that application, even when other applications are running on the network at the same time.


Manufacturer TP-Link
Mfg Part# TL-PA511 KIT
SKU 231978063
UPC 845973031589
UPC 14 00845973031589
Sales Rank 57767
HomePlug AV standard compliant, high-speed data transfer rates of up to 500Mbps
Twin Pack design helps establish a basic powerline network
No new wires, Easy Plug and Play operation, No configuration required
Patented Power-Saving Mode automatically reduces power consumption by up to 85%*
Package Contents:
2 x AV500 Gigabit Powerline Adapters
2 x Ethernet cable (RJ45)
Resource CD
Quick Installation Guide
Tech Specs
Standards and Protocols: HomePlug AV, IEEE802.3, IEEE802.3u,IEEE802.3ab
Interface: Gigabit Ethernet Port
Plug Type: EU, US, UK
Button Pair Button
LED Indicator PWR, PLC, ETH
Dimensions ( W x D x H ) 4.1 x 2.3 x 1.6 in.(105×58×40mm)
Power Consumption < 6 W
Range 300M in house
Modulation Technology OFDM,1024/256/64/16/8-QAM,QPSK,BPSK and ROBO
Encryption 128-bit AES Encryption
System Requirements Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista, Windows 7, Mac, Linux
Certification CE, FCC, RoHS
$124.99 + $7.70 shipping
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